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the supreme court, these guys are going buy some [bleep] slippery slope argument. >> justice antonin scalia was answering questions about his legal writing. >> a student on monday asked why scalia in past writings has compared sodomy laws to laws on beastiality and murder. >> jon: scalia! good old slippery sodomy slope scalia. ruff laugh aka antonin, aka lips manlis from the dick tracy movie. totally a pairing, you see on one of those web sites where the people look like other people. and then you click on it. (laughter) anyway, another standard bull [bleep] slippery slope argument. don't worry i'm sure antonin scalia has a much more-- of explaining it. >> it is a form of argument which is called a reduction to the absurd. >> if we can to the have moral feelings against or objections to homosexuality, can we have it against anything? >> i'm surprised you weren't persuaded. >> jon: yeah. i am surprised you aren't persuaded, gay student who asked why i cate is his love life with murder. no wonder scalia never lets himself be recorded. now the court won't hear arguments on the matter until the
. thank you very much, frank and david. >> thank you. >>> up next, supreme court justice antonin scalia's latest insult to gay americans. is this what the republican party needs right now? this is "hardball," the place for politics. enough for sexual activity. do not take cialis if you take nitrates for chest pain, as this may cause an unsafe drop in blood pressure. do not drink alcohol in excess with cialis. side effects may include headache, upset stomach, delayed backache or muscle ache. to avoid long-term injury, seek immediate medical help for an erection lasting more than four hours. if you have any sudden decrease or loss in hearing or vision, or if you have any allergic reactions such as rash, hives, swelling of the lips, tongue or throat, or difficulty breathing or swallowing, stop taking cialis and get medical help right away. ask your doctor about cialis for daily use and a 30-tablet free trial. >>> we're back. supreme court justice antonin scalia is causing controversy for comments he made while selling his book at princeton. the associated press reports a gay student asked
'll come back to that. but another big issue congress -- justice antonin scalia got in a little hot water this week. >> you mean noni? >> bill: that's his nickname. antonin scalia. he was at princeton and somebody said you know, justice in the past you've equated homosexuality with beastality. is that really fair and he said basically his own style hey get with it! i mean if you can't have moral feelings about homosexuality can you have moral feelings about murder. puts the two in the same sentence. so the question becomes now you have same sex before the supreme court. can he fairly and evenly and openly rule in that case? hasn't he already made up his mind? the question is raised. george takei was asked about this yesterday. great actor. remembered mostly from "star wars". >> "star trek"! oh, my god! >> bill: he predates. he's "star trek." george takei no doubt about it. his answer here. >> jaws 'tis scalia needs to consider recusing himself. he is obviously not unbiased. he is clearly biased in this si
're back. supreme court justice antonin scalia is causing controversy for comments he made while selling his book at princeton. a gay students asked about the anti-sodomy laws and laws against murder and bestiality. scalia replied i don't think it's necessary but i think it's effective. it's a form of argument that i thought you would have known which is called the abduction to the absurd. if we cannot have moral feelings against homosexuality, can we have it against murder and other things? in addition to causing trouble, scalia's outspokenness comes at a time when many republicans are keeping quiet on the upcoming supreme court fight. here with me tonight are christine quinn and joy reed. madam speaker, judge scalia is an interesting character. tell me what was your reaction. he cashed in a number of ways, he was making absurd comparison. let's get back to the morality issue. what is the connection between your personal views of morality and your views of the constitution? >> you know, look. he wasn't teaching a law class there. he was making a point, i believe, about what he actually
watch. thank you very much, frank and david. >> thank you. >>> up next, supreme court justice antonin scalia's latest insult to gay americans. is this what the republican party needs right now? this is "hardball," the place for politics. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. i just finished a bowl of your new light chicken pot pie soup and it's so rich and creamy... is it really 100 calories? let me put you on webcan... ...lean roasted chicken... and a creamy broth mmm i can still see you. [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. >>> south carolina governor nikki haley says she won't appoint a placeholder to take jim demint's seat in the u.s. senate but rather someone who could serve for years. but a new ppp poll finds the favorite among south carolinians would be comedian stephen colbert. the south carolina native gets 20% of the vote there. you see it. u.s. congressman tim scott gets 15%, and 14% favor u.s. congressman trey gowdy. another 11% would pick jenny sanford, the ex-wife of mark sanford. jenny sanford, tim scott, and gowdy are all on haley's short list. colbert i
are a government of laws, not of men. those are the words of associate justice to the supreme court, antonin scalia. scalia said that and a whole lot more during a headline grabbing appearance at princeton university that included a q&a session with students. it was then scalia was asked about his past writings on gay rights, including a 2003 case, lawrence versus texas which likened sodomy to among other incomparables, bestiality and incest. in that high case the court ruled that statescan not outlaw sodomy among consenting adults of the same sex. disagreeing, scalia wrote in part, texas' prohibition of sodomy is unsupported by a rational relation to a legislate state interest nor denies the equal protection of the laws. emphasis added. i dissent. scalia continues the texas statute seeks to further the belief of the citizens that certain forms of sexual behaviors are immoral and unacceptable. the same interest furthered by criminal laws against fornication, bigamy, adultery and bestiality. when questioned on those comments comparing sodomy to murder, by a freshman who is gay, scalia doubled down,
alone. but republicans aren't getting the message. supreme court justice antonin scalia was asked to explain his published comparisons between sodomy and things like bestiality and murder. justice scalia answered quote, if we cannot have moral feelings against homosexuality, can we have it against murder? can we have it against other things? i don't think it's necessary, but i think it's effective. it's effective to compare feelings about homosexuality to murder? that's the moral lesson from a man responsible for upholding the constitution? but not all conservatives are on the same page as scalia. here's what glenn beck had to say about it. >> let me take the pro-gay marriage people and the religious people. i believe there happens to be a connecting dot there that nobody's looking at, and that is the constitution. the question is not whether gay people should be married or not. the question is why is the government involved in our marriage? >> suddenly glenn beck is the voice of reason in this gop? it looks like republicans have a big problem. joining me now is abi huntsman host
legal scholars of the past 50 years supreme court justice antonin scalia said in a statement. contact on legal thinking this the fields of antitrust and constitutional law was profound and lasting it was in the summer much 1987 that senate democrats allied with liberal advocacy groups that paint judge bork as a far right wing threat to blacks, women and free speech. he was ultimately defeated by historic margin. bork had first gained notoriety as the justin department official carried out president nixon's order to fire the watergate special prosecutor archibald cox who was seeking access to the white house tapes. the attorney general at the time and his deputy had both resigned in prop he protest. that protest was known as saturday night massacre and invoked calls for nixon's impeachment. in interview with fox news unit bork warned the perils of judicial activism and rise in america of moral relativism. strong stream of extreme individuals in newark. maybe new in a way because you hear people saying well i think it's wrong but who am i to judge? which is kind of a frightening thing i
. antonin scalia when he came up with his ruling about individual right to keep and bear arms, he said that that didn't preclude regulations for, you know, very dangerous or unusual weapons. well, i'll tell you, in the colonial era, a semiautomatic pistol would have been a very dangerous or unusual weapon since everybody was using muzzle loading flintlocks. >> it took several minutes to reload a musket. >> one shot. >> by kiss the butt, i meant the butt of the gun. the nra will be holding a press conference. they released a statement that said the nra is prepared to offer meaningful contributions to help make sure this never happens again. erin, what do you think they mean by that, the nra? what do you think they will support? >> i think they know that something is going to be passed, and it will serve them best to be in this fight from the very beginning. not a fight really. i think they're serious. i think they know this is a problem, and it would just be best for them -- >> you mean they'll support some gun restrictions. >> i think they will absolutely. >> when have they done it bef
an example of how much the country has changed, even the most conservative justices, clarence thomas, antonin scalia, would not say to a law clerk, in 2012, you know, i've never met a homosexual. it just indicates how much the country has changed as does that poll. >> absolutely. all right, jeff toobin for us here in new york. joe johns for us there in washington, d.c. thank you, both, gentlemen, for joining us. we'll have a lot more on this throughout the course of the afternoon. >>> want to switch gears a little bit. unlocking the power of your mind. author, medical doctor deepak chopra joins us to tell us how to unleash your mind to battle problems like depression or obesity. [ "the odd couple" theme playing ] humans. even when we cross our "t"s and dot our "i"s, we still run into problems -- mainly other humans. at liberty mutual insurance, we understand. that's why our auto policies come with accident forgiveness if you qualify, where your rates won't go up due to your first accident, and new car replacement, where if you total your new car, we give you the money for a new one. call... t
? >> antonin scalia can be a little bit fruity. [ buzzer ] >> and roberts had a past. >> stephanie: he's a -- >> making pies and what not. >> stephanie: that's true. the gayest picture that picture of him -- fire island. >> stephanie: in the white sweater with the guy. with the tie. tie tied around -- [ ♪ dramatic ♪ ] ma that i be the best -- that may be the best thing we have. that picture of john roberts. >> tony roberts. >> stephanie: i personally have never seen a straight man with a sweater tied around his neck. >> in the '70s -- >> in the '80s when the preppy thing was going on. >> pretending you played tennis and wore the sweater like that. >> stephanie: this is like the worst legal analysis. on anywhere. >> may i suggest that people don't come to the "the stephanie miller show" -- >> it is just as responsible as people who have the fancy scholars on. >> i support the marsupials act. they have a right to live in whatever tree they choose to. >> stephanie: speaking of scalia, he remains a disgrace on a cou
: it will be interesting to see antonin scalia and ted olson you know -- battling it out. >> don't we wish we could have -- this is really -- of this generation, this is one of the most important sort of civil rights cases the supreme court will you know have considered in maybe decades. >> bill: i want you to speak more about that when we come back okay. i was going to ask you that question about how important this case really is. in terms of nationwide impact. kerry eleveld with us here in studio. talking about this major major move by the supreme court on marriage equality. how can they possibly rule against it under the constitution? i don't see how they could. 1-866-55-press. we'll be right back. >> announcer: this is the "full court press." the "bill press show" live on your radio and on current tv. jennifer >>>> it's these "talking points" that the right have about "the heavy hand of government". i want to have that conversation. let's talk about it. really. really! that you're gonna lay people off because now the government's going to he
between bruce bader gin spurred an antonin scalia is not the one is smart and one is down. not the one is a good player and the other bad. not when it sat on the other unethical. they are both intelligent employers and ethical. they just see the constitution in different ways and that is inevitable. you cannot look at questions like does the constitution protect a woman's right to an abortion? the race be used in college admission? as there is much political questions as they are legal questions and do justice to get from a republican president to be different from the justice to get is a democratic president and people should vote accordingly. >> one, two, three, four back. >> why she decided. it's too great a responsibility for me. >> my question as article iii closest room cores supreme and his supremacy is very fragile. i'm sure you've read justice jackson's book for judicial supremacy. do you think that john roberts is mindful of this place in his three not wanting to be the key factor in destroying the so-called supremacy of the supreme court of the united states? >> you know, i
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